The Thanksgiving holiday isn’t complete without a delicious and creative cocktail in hand. Whether you’re hosting a festive gathering or simply enjoying a cozy night in, these Christmas-themed drinks are bound to make your celebration merrier. Impress your guests with drinks like Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail to Cranberry and Clementine Cocktail.

Slow Cooker Pear Cider

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For a quick and crowd-pleasing holiday beverage, whip up this easy Slow Cooker Pear Cider. Using fresh pears, apple cider, maple syrup, and warm spices, it perfectly captures the essence of fall and winter. Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Pear Cider.

Caramel Apple Red Sangria

Three glasses of Caramel Apple Red Sangria.
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This easy, creative recipe blends Garnacha with apple cider, brandy, and caramel vodka, capturing the essence of the season.  Enjoy the boozy fruit, but be prepared to stay seated! Feel free to experiment with variations like white wine or rosé. Get the recipe: Caramel Apple Red Sangria.

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail

 Two glasses of bourbon apple cider garnished with cinnamon sticks.
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Celebrate Thanksgiving with this easy Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail—ideal hot or cold for a festive gathering. Infused with warm spices, it captures the essence of the season, providing a delightful addition to your Thanksgiving festivities. Get the recipe: Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail.

Pumpkin Mudslide Cocktail with Caramel

A festive Pumpkin Mudslide Cocktail garnished with cinnamon sticks and sprinkled with cinnamon.
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Ideal for cozy nights and holiday gatherings, this adult milkshake features vodka, coffee liqueur, Baileys Irish Cream, and heavy cream, topped with chocolate shavings. A new favorite for the season! Get the recipe: Pumpkin Mudslide Cocktail with Caramel.

Butter Pecan Pie Martini

Butter pecan pie martini on a glass garnished with pecans.
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Sip on the indulgent Butter Pecan Pie Martini for a delightful post-Thanksgiving dinner treat. With its creamy goodness and easy four-ingredient recipe, it’s the perfect way to enjoy dessert in a glass after a hearty holiday meal. Get the recipe: Butter Pecan Pie Martini.

Maple Apple Whiskey Sour

A glass of Maple Apple Whiskey Sour with a slice of apple on top.
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Blending smooth whiskey, sweet apple cider, maple syrup, fresh lemon juice, and frothy egg white, this drink is a delightful contrast of sweet and sour. With just 5 ingredients, it’s a must-try for whiskey and apple cider enthusiasts. Get the recipe: Maple Apple Whiskey Sour.

Cranberry Moscow Mule

Two glasses of Cranberry Moscow Mule with berries and sprigs on top.
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Get ready to dazzle your holiday guests with the Cranberry Moscow Mule—a perfect blend of easy, festive, and downright delicious. And don’t forget to add a cute sugared cranberry garnish for that extra touch of holiday magic. Get the recipe: Cranberry Moscow Mule.

Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch

Two glasses of cranberry orange prosecco punch with cranberry and orange slices on top.
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Packed with orange, lemon, cranberries, cranberry juice, orange juice, lemon juice, grenadine, and prosecco, this is a flavorful holiday punch in a vibrant fall hue. Easy to make and perfect for guests or personal enjoyment throughout Thanksgiving. Get the recipe: Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch.

Spiced Orange Gin Spritz

Two glasses of Spiced Orange Gin Spritz, garnished with mint leaves, dried orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
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Treat yourself to the perfect Gin Spritz—it’s not just a cocktail, it’s an experience! This zesty concoction blends warm vanilla, comforting spices, tart citrus, and a hint of juniper berries for the ultimate refreshing delight. Get the recipe: Spiced Orange Gin Spritz.

Fall Margarita

Fall margarita with apple cider, cinnamon, and star anise.
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Enjoy the cozy Thanksgiving Margarita—fresh lime juice, homemade cinnamon honey syrup, tequila, and apple cider topped with apple slices, cranberries, and cinnamon sticks. Gluten-free and delightful for fall gatherings. Get the recipe: Fall Margarita.

Fall Sangria with Apple Cider & Bourbon

Fall sangria with apple cider and bourbon on a glass garnished with slices of apple, orange, and cinnamon stick.
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Try this easy recipe with red wine, apple cider, and bourbon for a simple, tasty, and festive alternative to crowd-pleasing cocktails. Enjoy it iced or heat it for a delightful mulled wine variation, filling your home with the cozy scents of cinnamon and apple. Get the recipe: Fall Sangria with Apple Cider & Bourbon.

Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini

A delicious glass of Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini garnished with cinnamon stick.
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Enjoy the perfect blend of classic espresso martinis and pumpkin spice lattes with this delightful Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini. A mix of rich espresso, coffee liqueur, vodka, and pumpkin spice syrup makes it ideal for fall gatherings or cozy moments by the bonfire. Get the recipe: Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini.

Cranberry and Clementine Cocktail

A glass of Cranberry Clementine Rosemary Cocktail garnished with cranberry and rosemary.
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Celebrate the holidays with a vibrant Cranberry and Clementine cocktail. Utilize those clementines for a bright and bubbly drink, perfect for festive occasions. The seasonal cranberries add a touch of holiday spirit with their vibrant ruby-red hue. Get the recipe: Cranberry and Clementine Cocktail.

Chai Espresso Martini

A glass of Chai Espresso Martini.
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A boozy twist on dirty chai latte, this recipe combines vodka, espresso, milk, and chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Quick to make, gluten-free, and easily adaptable to dairy-free or vegan preferences, it’s a perfect pick-me-up for Thanksgiving. Get the recipe: Chai Espresso Martini.

Thanksgiving Tasty Appetizers

Parmesan pear crostini.
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Thanksgiving’s not just about turkey—it’s about appetizers setting the mood. Try these no-fuss starters that keep guests coming back for more! Go to Thanksgiving Tasty Appetizers.

Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.

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